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Teleferico de Guimaraes

Rua Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Guimaraes 4810-025, Portugal
+351 253 515 085
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Kids mention this as the highlight of Guimaraes

In fact they mention this as the highlight of the entire Portugal trip. The Park at the top and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Harry W
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Los Gatos, California
Easy ride up at a reasonable price

You can look around over the city while sitting in the car then enjoy the church and amazing rocks... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Both-like-travelling
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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“cable car” (31 reviews)
“return ticket” (4 reviews)
“easy ride” (3 reviews)
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Rua Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Guimaraes 4810-025, Portugal
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"cable car"
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"return ticket"
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"easy ride"
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"nice trip"
in 2 reviews
"views are great"
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"lovely park"
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"return fare"
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"great fun"
in 3 reviews
"fun ride"
in 2 reviews
"hotel restaurant"
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"bit hard to find"
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"huge boulders"
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"few hours"
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"town centre"
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"free parking"
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"old town"
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"day trip"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In fact they mention this as the highlight of the entire Portugal trip. The Park at the top and view from the top of the ride is as much as sight as the ride itself.

Thank Harry W
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

You can look around over the city while sitting in the car then enjoy the church and amazing rocks at the top

Thank Both-like-travelling
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

nice, pleasant and comfortable way to get up to the lovely park of rocks in Penha. The view over Guimaraes and the surrounding are lovely.

Thank nadi O o
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This area is enchanted. It was very quiet when we visited despite many tourists in town. A strike had closed the palace and castle so I don’t have a reference for comparison, but this was a beautiful outdoor space with moss covered trees and boulders...More

Thank TMK61
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Super useful cable car which will take you for 5 Euros (price of a return ticket) to the beautiful Morro da Penha! It is is so worth it! Not so much because of the view of the city but because of the amazing rocks and...More

Thank Beatriz M
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

The purpose of the cable car is, of course, to get you to the top and back, which it does safely and in an entirely fascinating way. The cars are OK and views are great. But the concrete nastiness of the area at the top...More

Thank Dyegourmet
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

The ride back to the city provides an excellent view of Guimaraes and its environs. Although the walk from the city center to the lower station of the cable car is not especially complex, you'll either need detailed directions, a good map, or a cell...More

Thank David F
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

It's a fun ride to visit Penha Hill and to see fantastic views of Guimaraes city. It's quiet at the top with a chapel. Had a photo taken (€7) which was presented in a glossy pictorial booklet about Guimaraes & DVD of Portugal. It's great...More

Thank LaToner
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

There is abit of a walk when you get to the top, but lovely through the park area. The park leads to the main square but if you have children, there are lots of caves they would probably like to explore and it would be...More

Thank RoamingEU
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

You can drive up to the park but the cable car is a fast and fun way to go. The views from the top are good but the park itself is lovely, green with interesting rock formations and a beautiful chapel. The star of the...More

Thank Luisa_May74
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